Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace Trailer (Video)

ranpo kitan Game of LaplaceThe character previews are here, everyone! Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace will begin in July 2015 and is produced by Noitamina. The animation studio working on the project is Lerche whose previous titles include Persona 4: The Animation, Humanity Has Declined and Assassination Classroom.

Watch the video below and get to know the characters!

The main plot line is based on the works of Edogawa Ranpo, a classic Japanese author, critic and a key pesona in the development of the Japanese mystery genre. He was a great admirer of western masters of the genre, and especially of Edgar Allan Poe. Ranpo’s very pseudonym is a take on this US writer’s name.

┬áDirecting the show is Persona 4: The Animation’s Seiji Kishi. Writing the script is Makoto Uezu, screenwriter for School Days and Utawarerumono.

Source: Ranpo Kitan: Game of Laplace official website

Are you finding any similarities between the character designs in this show and others? Tell me which!

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BakaOuji
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This looks ridiculous. Yes, I do find similarities – the animation looks good enough for a mobile game.

Shounen
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Interesting :P

Lulubel
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Wow… I am actually looking forward to this, thanks!